About the bill
The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote this week on a Republican bill that would block the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from regulating the rates that Internet Service Providers charge for broadband service.
Opponents, however, say the bill is written too broadly and could prevent the FCC from protecting consumers against things like price gouging, punitive data caps, privacy violations, and even violations of the agency’s new net neutrality rules.
The bill, known as the No Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Act, comes out of the FCC’s ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 16th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 21, 2016
Length: 4 pages
Jun 4, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 15, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
H.R. 2666 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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